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Sep 19, 2010 4:00pm PDT
commission. what you may or may not know is there's a very complicated system used to regulate pipelines. normally the federal government would have jurisdiction. but in this case, they've ceded that authority to the state. i didn't realize until this week that the state of california has nine pipeline inspectors. nine for 100,000 miles of gas mains here in california. >> wow. >> one of the questions was, why -- the public utilities commission in california gave approval for a rate hike to pay for repairs along this pipeline and yet, they decided not to do the repair. and chris johns, the president of pg&e this week said sometimes we think we need to do one repair but then something more important comes up so we move it down the priority list which begs the question. what could have been more important than this? >> i think that's unfair to the utility. i don't wish to be an apologist, however, that is the way rate making works. the utility comes in every so many years and says here are the projects we need to do. i've been through a lot of documents this week. believe me, it's
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Sep 19, 2010 3:00pm PDT
burial. bureau. >> thank you for joining us. gordon peterson is off this week. this week's election was topped by christine o'donnell for the united states senate nomination in delaware. she won with the backing of sarah palin. how do you feel two days later? >> bill buckley said to support the most right-wing candidate that was elected pope. i think the republicans broke that rule. it could cost republicans control of the senate. >> it looks like we have this anger we are talking about. this is a temper tantrum that ran amok. some tea party candidates have come up and then nominated and have sent a message and made a statement and can win and compete in the fall. in this case, she will have to run again not just the democratic party in delaware but much of the republican party as well them n. >> ronald reagan said that shall not speak ill of another republican in public. this is also what jim demand said about others he served with. he said he has been in the majority with republicans who don't have principles. >> what bigger shot can you take? >> ronald reagan had the 80% rule whi
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